Seattle: The Game is an interactive tour that sets friends and family members loose on an exhilarating, knowledge-fueled undertaking guided by text-message clues, trivia, and riddles. Players may explore one or all of the game's three zones, sampling fresh fruit at stalls in Pike Place Market, admiring monuments in historic Pioneer Square, or frowning at all of the Mark Rothko paintings at the Seattle Art Museum. Clues point the way to culinary delights such as Seattle's first bar and flagship Starbucks, and indulge eyes and ears in a chamber filled with porcelain and a record shop frequented by Santana and Eric Clapton. At least one player on the team will need a US cell phone to receive clues, and none of the self-guided tours require previous knowledge of the city. Adventurers play at their own pace—most zones take two–three hours to finish—which allows them to spend more time learning about the city and photographing vibrant fire hydrants for aqua-centric scrapbooks. From the time of activation, Venti Packages give players a year to chase through all three tours.
Located a short shuttle ride from Portland International Airport, Thrifty Airport Parking offers a secure sanctuary to stow vehicles while owners are away. Like the lid of Pandora’s jar of peanut butter, Thrifty Airport Parking is always open, watching over cars with 24-hour surveillance, 365 days a year. Attendants stand at the ready to unload baggage and put it on the complimentary shuttle, which transports guests to and from the airport. Car owners can also submit their steeds to lube, oil, and filter services or full detailing in preparation for the return journey home.
Under the umbrella of the InterContinental Hotels Group, Holiday Inn hotels dot the map from coast to coast and across six continents. At each location?be it a sunny beachfront escape or a luxe downtown enclave?guests are invited to relax while taking advantage of amenities such as fitness centers, high-speed internet, and onsite restaurants. At the end of the day, however, the most important thing is the ability to get a good night's rest, an invaluable asset when the following day is chock-full of meetings to attend, flights to catch, and important naps to schedule.